ERIC Number: ED386415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Stories from History, Myth, and the Bible. Snite Museum of Art Gallery Guide. Parts 1-3.
Matthias, Diana C. J.; Barrett, Jesse
This art education resource, designed for use in the Snite Museum of Art, may also be used with slides or reproductions. Black and white reproductions are included for each of the art works represented, along with title, artist, date, and media information. This three part gallery guide presents a brief synopsis of the stories narrated in the specific artworks. Highlighted text questions invite an examination of the art work for story clues and interpretation. Stories/artworks included in Part 1--Atriuum and Knott-Beckman Gallery, 1500-1700 AD, First Floor are: "Nydia, the Blind Girl of Pompeii" (Randolph Rogers); "The Expulsion of Hagar" (Ciro Ferri); "Judah and Tamar" (Giacinto Brandi); "Mercury Lulling Arus to Sleep" (Pieter Mulier the Younger); "Bathsheba" (Willem van Mieris); and "The Daughters of Cecrops Discover the Infant Erichtonius" (Gerald de Lairesse the Elder). Part 2--Eighteenth Century Gallery, Second Floor, includes: "Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Called from the Plow to the Dictatorship of Rome" (Studio of Giambattista Tiepolo); "The Finding of Moses" (Benjamin West); "Diana and Endymion" (Jean Restout); "Achilles Mourning the Death of Patroklos" (Jean-Simon Berthelemy); and "The Rape of Proserpina/Persephone" (Jean-Francois de Troy). Part 3--Nineteenth Century Gallery, Second Floor, includes: "Hylas and the Nymph" (Baron Francois Pascal Gerard (and Studio)); "The Fury of Achilles" (Alexandre-Denis Abel de Pujol); "Venus and Adonis" (Pierre-Paul Prud'hon); "Equestrian Joan of Arc" (Paul Du Bois); and "Study for 'The Nights of Penelope'" (Pierre-Paul Leon Glaize). Each of the 3 parts concludes with a bibliography. (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Biblical Literature, Classical Literature, Educational Games, Games, Museums, Mythology
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (Each part, $0.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Notre Dame Univ., IN. Snite Museum of Art.
Note: Contact the Snite Museum of Art, Education Department, for accompanying slides.